SAN ANTONIO (CBS NEWS) – Officials in San Antonio were investigating video that apparently shows a school district police officer body-slamming a middle school student to the ground.
In the video, a uniformed officer is seen struggling with a girl, then slamming her to the ground. The officer appears to handcuff the girl before having her stand and leading her away.
Gloria Valdez, the 12-year-old girl’s mother, said, “Supposedly he was threatened by her that she kicked him, but in the video her legs never went up.”
Valdez’s daughter did not want to go on camera but said she was having a conversation with another girl when a crowd surrounded them. She said that’s when the officer put his hands on her.
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